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I. Administrative Section 
1. Project Name: Sahara DMV Replacement Building
2. Project Description (One Sentence): This project requests funding for the construction of a replacement DMV office in Central Las Vegas.
3a. Project Location: County: Clark
3b. Project Location: City: Las Vegas
4. Department (department requesting project): Motor Vehicles
5. Division (division requesting project): N/A
6. Agency (agency requesting project): N/A
7. Agency contact person: Amy McKinney
8. Contact phone: 775-684-4501
9. Contact email:
The Department ranking of this project:
10. The Department will rank their projects 1 through the lowest ranked project (i.e., If 5 projects were submitted by the Department a ranking of 1 would be assigned to the most important or most needed project and a ranking of 5 would be the least needed project). 1
11. Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? Yes
12. SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 0255
13. Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended) N/A
14. Is the property State Owned? Yes
15. If the facility is existing, is it State owned? Yes
II. Narrative Section 
1. Project Description: This project requests funding for the construction of a new approximatley 40,071 sf Department of Motor Vehicles Office that would replace the current East Sahara DMV facility. The new design will include a vehicle inspection station, an emission control facility, a motorcycle testing course and will include the razing of the existing Buildings and Grounds building which is located in the central area of the site. Additionally, this project will include the demolition of the current East Sahara DMV facility to allow for a parking area for the new facility.
2. Project Justification: There has been a significant increase in customer volumes in the Las Vegas Metro area. Based upon the age, size, life cycle and location of the the existing Sahara DMV building, a new facility to replace and upgrade the services provided at this high volume location is critical.
3. Project Background Information: Since the completed construction in 1976, this facility has undergone numerous remodels and transitions in the attempt to modernize the functionality as well as the building systems. Advances in techology, energy efficiency and methods of service have changed so dramatically in the past 36 years that additional modifications to this structure are no longer feasible or cost effective. CIP 2013-P01 was approved during the 2013 Legislative Session. This CIP provided funding in the current biennium for design through the construction documents phase and is currently in process.
4. Mechanical and/or Electrical Equipment Replacement Projects:
a. Type of equipment to be replaced: N/A
b. Year existing equipment was installed: N/A
c. Manufacturer of existing equipment: N/A
d. Model of existing equipment: N/A
e. Are there any known hazardous material abatement? Yes
5. Ramifications if the Project is not Approved (short essay): Moving forward, the existing facility will not meet the needs of the Department or the citizens that utilize our services.
Health, Life Safety, and/or Legal Issues
6. Please describe any health, life safety, and/or legal issues that will be resolved by completing this project (Short Essay): During the current biennium, the exsiting facility has reached capacity on occasion requiring the Department to have citizens wait in lines outside of the building. Additionally, the current parking areas are not meeting the current customer demand, creating the potential for safety issues for both employees and citizens visiting the faciltiy.
7. Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
a. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? No
Explain: Upon completion of the new building, all current staff located in the existing Sahara DMV buidling will be relocated to the new building.
b. Has any design work been completed on the proposed project? Yes
c. What is the latest date this project could be completed without disrupting your program? 12/2017
d. What is the driving proposed completion date? The proposed completion date is being driven by customer volumes for this location and the Las Vegas Metropolitan area.
III. Preliminary Construction and Funding Sources Section 
Preliminary Construction Cost Estimate and Funding Sources (The SPWD will prepare all final cost estimates. This schedule is for preliminary purposes only.)
1. Land (if land must be purchased): 0
2. Off-site construction: pending
3. On-site Development: 16,542,090
4. Utility connection fees: pending
5. Water rights deeded: N/A
6. Furniture, Fixture and Equipment: pending
7. Specialty equipment: pending
8. Data and network equipment: pending
9. Telephone equipment costs: pending
10. Moving: 30,000
11. Renovation of vacated space: 0
12. Correction of known deficiencies: 0
(describe deficiencies) N/A
13. Any known commitments: 0
(describe commitments) N/A
14. Known hazardous material abatement: 0
(describe hazardous materials) N/A
15. Total project costs: 0
16. Proposed funding of total project cost:
a. Agency:
b. Federal
c. Other/Donor 16,542,090
d. State
(describe source of 'Other/ Donor' funding): This project will be funded by Highway Funds and Emission Fees. The total estimated square footage is 40,071, of which 5,339 sf are related to the Emission program. Therefore, the funding will be 86.68% Highway Funds and 13.32% Emission Fees.
Total: 16,542,090
17. Agency point of contact for outisde funding if 16a, 16b, or 16c funding sources are providing funds.
a. Name Amy McKinney
b. Phone Number 775-684-4501
c. Email Address
IV. Site Analysis Section 
Site Analysis (New construction only)
1. Estimated land area to be acquired (acres) 0
2. Will this project require new parking spaces? Yes
3. Are utilities available to site? Yes
4. Will project require relocation of existing utilities? Yes
5. Are there any required off-site improvements (or right-of-way dedications)? Unknown
6. Is the site in a flood plain? Unknown
7. Is the site in an airport impact zone? Unknown
8. Does the site contain any underground storage tanks? Unknown
9. Does the site contain any adverse soil conditions? Unknown
10. Will the site require an environmental assessment? Unknown
11. Will rezoning or a special use permit be required? No
12. Will any Utility connection fees need to be paid? Yes
13. Will any water rights need to be deeded? No
14. Will construction traffic degrade existing access or facilities? Unknown
15. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement? Yes
16. Other site considerations affecting cost? (describe): Unknown
Describe Site Considerations: pending
V. Programming Section 
Programming (New construction, building remodels, and building additions only)
1. Has any architectural programming occurred?
(Programming is an architectural definition of the needs/problems that must be addressed by the project)
2. Has any advanced planning occurred in previous CIPs? Yes
3. Usable Square footage required (including storage space)
a. New Construction SF: 40071
b. Remodel/Renovation SF: 0
c. Addition SF 0
d.Total project SF:
4. Occupancy type (Assembly, business, educational, factory/industrial, high hazard, institutional, mercantile, residential, storage, utility/miscellaneous) : Business
5. Approximate number of staff to occupy facility: 155
6. Approximate number of visitors per day: 1700
7. Will this project require funding for any furnishings, fixtures and equipment? Yes
8. For existing facilities, are there any known hazardous materials? (i.e., Asbestos, lead paint or underground storage tanks): Yes
9. How many years of future growth will this project accommodate? 20
10. List of required facilites (laboratory space, classroom space, office space, conference rooms, cafeterias, maintenance shops, garages) and any unusual related equipment required for your project: See programming previously prepared for this project. 2013-P01 CIP